Rice planting ritual and tea ceremony at Shukkei-en Garden

Shukkeien Garden 2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Ritual rice planting and traditional agricultural dance performances at Shukkeien Garden in the center of Hiroshima city.

¥250 – ¥700

Onomichi Gion Festival

Onomichi Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

One of Onomichi's three major festivals. Three groups of men dressed in happi coats carrying mikoshi portable shrines make their


Miyajima Kangensai

Itsukushima Shrine 1-1 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

The Kangensai is Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima's biggest and most elaborate festival of the year.


Setsubun-sai at Saikoku-ji, Onomichi

Saikoku-ji Temple 29-27 Nishi-kubo-cho, Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

Setsubun festival e at Saikoku-ji Temple in Onomichi.


Setsubun-sai at Gokoku-jinja

Gokoku-jinja Shrine 2-21 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan

After a cleansing ritual to ward off evil spirits and bring in good luck performed in the shrine building which


Setsubun-sai at Sorasaya Shrine, Hiroshima

Sorasaya-jinja Shrine 3-3-2 Honkawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan

Annual mame-maki throwing out of good luck beans and other goodies to commemorate Setsubun at Sorasaya Shrine.